Phalaenopsis marriottiana (Rchb.f.) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014 SUBGENUS Hygrochilus

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What was known as P pingxiangensis

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Fragrant Part ShadeWarm LATE Winter and Spring

Common Name Marriott's Phalaenopsis - In Thailand Lin Krabue

Flower Size 1.4 to 1.6" [3.5 to 4 cm]

Found in Guangzi province of China and Myanmar on limestone cliffs in deciduous, montane forests and foothills at elevations around 1300 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with closely set stems carrying ligulate-obtuse, distichous, fleshy, slightly and unequally emarginate apically leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on an axillary, suberect, racemose, 18" [45 cm] long, 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence with bronzy-brown, richly suffused with magenta, strangly floral scented flowers that also have a lip with white basal auricles.

Synonyms Hygrochilus marriottiana (Rchb.f.) Christenson 2005; Hygrochilus parishii var. marriottianus (Rchb.f.) Pradhan 1987; Hygrochilus parishii var. purpureus (N.E.Br.) Pradhan 1987; Phalaenopsis pingxiangensis Hua Deng, Z.J.Liu & Yan Wang 2015; Stauropsis marriottiana (Rchb.f.) Rolfe 1919; *Vanda parishii var. marriottiana Rchb.f. 1880; Vanda parishii var. purpurea N.E.Br. 1883

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/95 as Vanda parishii; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as Vanda parishii var marriotianadrawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Beautiful Thai Orchid Species Kamemoto & Sagarik 1975 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 48 No 2 1979 photo; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombat 1992 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 as Hygrochilus parishii var mariotiana photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as Hygrochilus parishii var mariotiana photo fide; Wild Orchids in Myanamar Vol 2 Tanaka 2004 as Hygrochilus parishii; Orchid Digest Vol 83 #4 2019 Photo fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;

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